The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

Written By Jeff Hobbs
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
  • Publsiher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 28 July 2015
  • ISBN : 1476731918
  • Pages : 406 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 25 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace written by Jeff Hobbs which was release on 28 July 2015, this book published by Simon and Schuster. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Traces a young man's effort to escape the dangers of the streets and his own nature after graduating from Yale, describing his youth in violent 1980s Newark, efforts to navigate two fiercely insular worlds and life-ending drug deals. 75,000 first printing.

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
  • Author : Jeff Hobbs
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-07-28
  • Total pages : 406
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : Traces a young man's effort to escape the dangers of the streets and his own nature after graduating from Yale, describing his youth in violent 1980s Newark, efforts to navigate two fiercely insular worlds and life-ending drug deals. 75,000 first printing....

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-06-08
  • Total pages : 52
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League | SummaryBook Preview:In The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, Jeff Hobbs' seamlessly weaves the socioeconomic and racial realities of the residents of Newark, New Jersey while highlighting the story ...

Show Them You re Good

Show Them You re Good
  • Author : Jeff Hobbs
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release Date : 2020-08-18
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : The bestselling, critically acclaimed, award-winning author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace presents a brilliant and transcendent work that closely follows four Los Angeles high school boys as they apply to college. Four teenage boys are high school seniors at two very different schools within the city ...

The Tourists

The Tourists
  • Author : Jeff Hobbs
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-08-12
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : Wandering the streets of Manhattan while thinking about the lives of his three former Yale classmates, a disaffected professional considers how their respective quests for happiness have remained unfulfilled in spite of their financial successes. A first novel. Reprint. 20,000 first printing....

Show Them You re Good

Show Them You re Good
  • Author : Jeff Hobbs
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-08-17
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : The acclaimed, award-winning author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace presents a “carefully observed journalistic account [that] widens our view of the modern ‘immigrant experience’” (The New York Times Book Review) as he closely follows four Los Angeles high school boys as they apply to college. Four ...

COOK UP

COOK UP
  • Author : D. Watkins
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : Reminiscent of the classic Random Family and The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, but told by the man who lived it, THE COOK UP is a riveting look inside the Baltimore drug trade portrayed in The Wire and an incredible story of redemption. The smartest kid on his ...

Breakaway Learners

Breakaway Learners
  • Author : Karen Gross
  • Publisher : Teachers College Press
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : This powerful book explores how institutions of higher education can successfully serve “breakaway” students—first-generation, low-income students who are trying to break away from the past in order to create a more secure future. The gap between low-SES and high-SES students persists as efforts to close it have not met ...

Supernormal

Supernormal
  • Author : Meg Jay
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2017-12-28
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : In this seminal new study of resilience, Meg Jay tells the stories of a diverse group of people who have overcome trauma in their childhoods to go on and live successful lives as adults. These are the 'supernormal', who having shouldered greater than average hardship as children defy expectation and ...

Wolf Boys

Wolf Boys
  • Author : Dan Slater
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : The tale of two American teenagers recruited as killers for a Mexican cartel, and the Mexican-American detective who realizes the War on Drugs is unstoppable. “A hell of a story…undeniably gripping.” (The New York Times) In this astonishing story, journalist Dan Slater recounts the unforgettable odyssey of Gabriel Cardona. ...

Learned Helplessness Welfare and the Poverty Cycle

Learned Helplessness  Welfare  and the Poverty Cycle
  • Author : Kristina Lyn Heitkamp
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2018-12-15
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : Between 1996 and 2017, the number of families on welfare declined to less than a quarter of its former rate of coverage, yet nearly twice as many households live in extreme poverty and nearly 25 percent of American children live in poverty. What can be done to help these children and families escape ...

A Knock at Midnight

A Knock at Midnight
  • Author : Brittany K. Barnett
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release Date : 2020-09-08
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST • NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE • A “powerful and devastating” (The Washington Post) call to free those buried alive by America’s legal system, and an inspiring true story about unwavering belief in humanity—from a gifted young lawyer and important new voice in the movement ...

Cinnamon Sugar

Cinnamon   Sugar
  • Author : RW Richard
  • Publisher : The Wild Rose Press Inc
  • Release Date : 2021-01-18
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : Humphrey Bertrand's genius-level IQ can't help him find his moral compass. His family is filled with racial conflicts and he struggles to find his own way. But he cannot let anyone drown, regardless of their skin color. Alicia Bloom, a gifted valedictorian and poet runs away from an abusive situation. ...

Unfair

Unfair
  • Author : Adam Benforado
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release Date : 2015-06-16
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Unfair succinctly and persuasively recounts cutting-edge research testifying to the faulty and inaccurate procedures that underpin virtually all aspects of our criminal justice system, illustrating many with case studies.”—The Boston Globe A child is gunned down by a police officer; an investigator ignores critical clues ...

The Cook Up

The Cook Up
  • Author : D. Watkins
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-03
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : Reminiscent of the classic Random Family and The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, but told by the man who lived it, THE COOK UP is a riveting look inside the Baltimore drug trade portrayed in The Wire and an incredible story of redemption. The smartest kid on his ...

While the City Slept

While the City Slept
  • Author : Eli Sanders
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-02-02
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1476731918
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Summary : “Binged Making a Murderer? Try . . . [this] riveting portrait of a tragic, preventable crime.” —Entertainment Weekly Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter’s gripping account of one young man’s path to murder—and a wake-up ...